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Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital reportedly set to raise a $250M fund to help needy crypto firms

Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank, Galaxy Digital, is reportedly raising at least $250M for a fund aimed at helping floundering crypto firms, Business Insider reports. Galaxy, which runs a business that spans trading and asset management, is preparing to launch a credit fund to provide loans to crypto-native firms struggling amidst the bear market. The …

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Bee Token pivots to attract more clients

Decentralised home-sharing platform Bee Token has started charging some of its clients fees for rentals as a way to boost revenue, CoinDesk reports. Up until now, the startup charged 0 per cent for rentals, yet it seems the revenue growth was too slow, and the company was not attracting enough new clients. For that reason, …

5 h
Study finds social media privacy is largely determined by friends’ actions

A new study published in the Nature Human Behavior journal claims that an individual’s choices are merely a piece of a puzzle when it comes to preserving online privacy. According to scientists from the University of Vermont and the University of Adelaide, staying away from posting on Facebook and Twitter won’t make us anonymous due …

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Southeast Asia Unicorn Go-Jek buys Coins.ph mobile wallet for $95 million

Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek, recently valued at more than $9 billion, acquired the Philippines-based Coins.ph mobile wallet for $95 million, according to a Pantera Capital investor note viewed by The Block.  Coins.ph provides a blockchain-based remittance solution, P2P money transfer into the Philippines and other financial services to 5 million users, or 10% of the Philippines …

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Meet the team that builds The Block

Walk up Broadway from the Cortlandt Street stop in Manhattan. Turn right down Park Place and go up four flights in an old building built by long dead bankers and financiers. Make your way through a warren of tiny cubicles and you’ll find the The Block offices, the home of the scrappiest, most punk-rock team …

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Sapphire Tech launches new GPU miner line designed for grin

Hong Kong-based hardware manufacturer Sapphire has announced the launch of a new graphics card line suited for the emerging grin coin. According to the company’s press release, the RX 570 16GB HDMI Blockchain Graphics Card will start off “a new family of GPU Blockchain products” designed for mining. “The launch of the RX 570 16GB …

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Money 2.0 Stuff: Maybe Augur can be a thing now

Online Sports Betting Banned The US has finally made all forms of online gambling that involve interstate transactions fully illegal, in accordance with the Wire Act of 1961. Specifically, the ruling specifies: The ruling will not affect online gambling in which the wagers are placed from within a state’s borders, however this suggests casinos will …

9 h
A marketplace to let the biggest companies tokenize their IP is on its way

Digital asset broker Templum Markets and IPwe, a patent-transaction platform, are hoping to turn inventions into tradeable digital securities in a move that could allow intellectual property (IP) to be widely financed, owned and distributed. The launch of the ‘patent finance market’ aims to make IP a “financeable asset class” and is the latest in …

10 h
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Ethereum Essentials: Node Nuances

This report, with the help of the TokenAnalyst team, is an indirect follow-up to our recent Infura piece, exploring the costs to run nodes for various users in the Ethereum ecosystem and how the cost tradeoffs impact trust. What is an Ethereum full node, and which users run one? One of the bigger points of …

10 h
VanEck bitcoin ETF withdrawn by Cboe

Cboe has withdrawn one of the most closely watched applications for an exchange traded fund tied to bitcoin, according to a filing. Originally, VanEck, the asset manager, was looking to get an ETF off the ground alongside crypto firm SolidX. The two firms filed with the SEC last June to list the fund on Cboe …

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EY Blockchain chief calls 2018 crypto bear market ‘the most predictable in years’

Paul Brody, the director of Ernst & Young’s global blockchain team, said he knew the 2018 crypto price plunge was coming, calling it “the single most predictable bear market in years.” In an interview with The Block, Brody, who three years ago established the firm’s blockchain innovation sector, said the team’s cautious approach to the …

12 h
BlackRock exec joins crypto startup Blockstack

Blockstack, the blockchain startup, announced Wednesday that it has brought on Saurabh Pathak, a former BlackRock executive, as its Financial Controller.  BlackRock, the $6 trillion money manager, is the largest firm of its kind on Wall Street. Pathak prior to going Blockstack most recently oversaw $4 trillion in assets for the firm as controller of …

12 h
Andreessen Horowitz-backed Anchorage goes live with its new custody platform

Anchorage, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed crypto custody provider, came out of stealth mode after a year and a half. Their first product is a crypto storage solution aimed at big investors. The firm, which is also backed by Max Levchin, Elad Gil, Mark McCombe of Blackrock, and AngelList’s Naval Ravikant, raised $17 million to build its …

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Founder of BCG Digital Ventures says he believes bitcoin will go to zero

Jeff Schumacher, founder of BCG Digital Ventures, said during a panel in Davos: “I do believe [bitcoin] will go to zero. I think it’s a great technology but I don’t believe it’s a currency. It’s not based on anything.” Bitcoin briefly surpassed $20,000 towards the end of 2017 and has since fallen by 82% to $3,600 where …

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Blockchain.com CEO on millennial uptake, institutional doubts and running the world’s largest crypto wallet provider

Blockchain.com has something of a reputation for two main things. First, as the world’s largest digital-asset wallet service, and secondly, as one of the most secretive firms in crypto. Visitors, for example, must sign a confidentiality agreement upon arrival, and peers have described its management as tight-lipped. Still, in an interview with The Block, Blockchain.com CEO …

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